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Detroit Map Resources

Guide to finding map resources of Detroit and southeastern Michigan.

Introduction

What is Regional Planning?

Regional planning studies the efficient placement of land use activities, infrastructure, and settlement growth across an area of land. In order to study regional planning or urban planning it is imperative that you look at maps of the area to see elevations and what is already located in the area. The following resources focus on regional or urban planning in Detroit. 

Other Research Guides

The University of Michigan has created several different research guides that can help with your regional planning needs. 

Urban and Regional Planning

The Detroit Center

Table to the right comes from the Urban and Regional Planning research guide.

Online Resources